E. Washington 83, Pacific Lutheran 72

Collin Chiverton and Cliff Colimon scored 26 points apiece as

Eastern Washington held off Pacific Lutheran 83-72 on Friday


Cliff Ederaine added 12 points for the Eagles (6-5), who shot 57

percent from the field

Cameron Schilling scored 18 points, Cameron Reister scored 15

and Kai Hoyt had 14 points for the Lutes (4-4), who play in

Division III.

After trailing by as many as 18, Pacific Lutheran rallied and

closed to within 65-62 on Hoyt’s rebound basket with 5:55 left.

Eastern Washington answered with a 9-3 run, capped by Laron

Griffin’s dunk with 2:12 left.

Colimon’s 3 gave Eastern Washington its biggest lead, 42-24,

with 5:24 left in the first half. But Pacific Lutheran scored the

last nine points of the half, capped by Terrell Williams’

3-pointer, to make it 42-33 at the break.

Schilling scored 11 of the Lutes’ first 13 points.